Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Sunflower Bean @ YTT Livehouse
Pop-psychedlic band Sunflower Bean will be performing live at Yuyintang as part of the Concrete & Grass festival second warm-up show. Julia Cumming and Nick Kivlen are ”making indie exciting again” according to NME. Their influences runs deep from bits of The Velvet Underground, the blues rock of Fleetwood Mac. So don’t miss out on one of the most exciting young guitar bands first debut in Shanghai! You can buy presale tickets for 120 RMB and tickets at the door for 160 RMB.
WHERE: 851 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 凯旋路851号,近延安西路
WHEN: 830 PM – 1130 PM
PRICE: 160 RMB
Street Theatre @ Shanghai Children Art Theatre
Street Theatre – A-TA-KA! will be held at Shanghai Children Art Theatre from today until Friday. In this highly original avant-garde street theatre 60 minute production coordinated by Spanish theatre company ”Cal y Canto”, the melted dreams off Dali is used to create a stream of animals swarming over your heads, literally turning the air into a stage and the sky into a theatre. All ages are welcome and tickets are 120 RMB.
WHERE: 800 Miaojiang Lu // 苗江路800号, 近西藏南路
WHEN: 630 PM – 830 PM
PRICE: 120 RMB
Pizza Day @ Sofia Pizzeria
A quaint and cosy little Pizzeria located in Beijing Lu and Anfu Lu, Sofia will be celebrating pizza today by offering 2-for-1 deals. This joint specialises in a selection of pizzas and word is the Nonya Chicken pizza is one of the best!
WHERE: 1. 1124 Beijing Lu 2. 37 Anfu Lu // 1. 北京路1124号 2. 安福路37号
WHEN: All day
Say Yes and Smoke Machine @ Elevator
DJ Diskonnected from leading Techno label in Taipei Smoke Machine and MISLOOP from Shanghai’s Say Yes will be spinning at Donghi Music Festival’s official pre-party. Expect a full night of pure Techno and House music starting from 10PM to 5AM in the morning!
WHERE: 218 Xinle Lu // 新乐路 218号
WHEN:10 PM – 5 AM
Crossfaith @ Mao Livehouse
Japanese metalcore band Crossfaith will be playing a new up and coming style from Japan, consisting of a distinctive mix of hardcore with electronic music. Not to be missed, Shanghai will be the last stop from their New Age Warriors Tour around Asia.
WHERE: Chongqingnan Lu 308, 3F // 重庆南路308，三楼
PRICE: 360 RMB presale, 450 RMB at the door
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